Cheeseburger Mac Attack

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 6 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 6 hr
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

5 ounces (about 1 1/4 cups) uncooked elbow macaroni with at least 2g fiber per 2-ounce serving

10 ounces raw lean ground turkey

2 tablespoons ketchup

1/2 cup finely chopped onion (about 1/2 medium onion)

24 ounces (about 6 cups) frozen cauliflower and low-fat cheese sauce, such as Green Giant

3 wedges light spreadable Swiss cheese, such as The Laughing Cow Light

2 scallions, thinly sliced

Salt and black pepper, optional

Special equipment: slow cooker

Directions

  1. In a large pot, prepare pasta very al dente, cooking for about half of the time indicated on the package. Drain well and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine turkey, ketchup, and onion. Mix well. Add frozen cauliflower and cheese sauce and gently mix. Transfer mixture to a slow cooker.
  3. Add cooked pasta to the slow cooker and gently stir. Cover and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours, until the turkey is fully cooked.
  4. Add cheese wedges and scallions, and stir until evenly distributed.
  5. If you like, season with salt and pepper, to taste. Dig in!